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1878 Cent, PR66+ Red
1878 1C PR66+ Red PCGS. This was the first year that
official production figures were kept for minor proof coinage.
Indian cent output in this format totaled 2,350 pieces in 1878. The
flashy fire-orange surfaces of this Premium Gem feature reflective
fields and noticeable frost over the reverse devices, creating a
partial cameo effect. Population: 10 in 66 (1 in 66+) Red, 1 finer
Flashy, Reflective Fields
Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 229X, PCGS# 2323)
Weight: 3.11 grams
Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc
Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.
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